'She can delineate surfaces like a sculptor - exact, precise, sharply definite - yet with a startling undertow, a pull of unease which lies just beneath the texture, as an artery beneath the skin' - Joan Forman, Eastern Daily Press 'Rational, realist, philosophical, Jenny Joseph represents a stoical refusal to see life other than it is - a less sentimental poetry it would be hard to imagine' - British Book News
About the Author
Jenny Joseph was born in Birmingham in 1932 and studied English Literature at St Hilda's College, Oxford. She was first published and broadcast by John Lehmann in the 1950s. Scorpion Press published her first book of poems, The Unlooked-for Season, in 1960, the decade in which she married, had three children and produced six children's books. Since then thirteen more books in prose and verse, for children and adults, have been published. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.